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Warning shot fired over PPE stocks

....article July 20..... Parliament slaps Treasury on PPE procurement...... Last week a corruption weary public learnt that Parliament’s Finance Standing Committee were as outraged as them on the subject of state PPE purchasing arrangements. The...

FFC: budget cuts may worsen service delivery

....article dated 20 July 2020....  Balance between needs and cuts required....  The Financial and Fiscal Commission (FFC), the independent body which reports to Parliament on intergovernmental financial relations (IGFR) in terms of the...

DoH updates MPs on NHI

article July 15 2020...... Hopes for transversal tendering by 2025/26 ....Dr Gail Andrews, Chief Operations Officer at Department of Health (DoH), told Parliament that the department hopes to have a “public transversal contract” in place before...

Bill to end living will ambiguity

 .....article June 15 2019... Living Will to be listed in Health Act.... A private member’s Bill has finally been tabled in Parliament  to amend the National Health Act which, if passed, will bring about more certainty on the legal status of living...

DoH updates MPs on NHI

article July 15 2020...... Hopes for transversal tendering by 2025/26 ....Dr Gail Andrews, Chief Operations Officer at...

Bill to end living will ambiguity

 .....article June 15 2019... Living Will to be listed in Health Act.... A private member’s Bill has finally been...

DoH updates MPs on NHI

article July 15 2020...... Hopes for transversal tendering by 2025/26 ....Dr Gail Andrews, Chief Operations Officer at Department of Health (DoH), told Parliament that the department hopes to have a “public transversal contract” in place before...

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Bill to end living will ambiguity

 .....article June 15 2019... Living Will to be listed in Health Act.... A private member’s Bill has finally been tabled in Parliament  to amend the National Health Act which, if passed, will bring about more certainty on the legal status of living...

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Parliamentary Overview 12 June 2019….

  Changing the guard...   Plenty of note for business has happened legislatively during the parliamentary recess but perhaps none so important as the re-structuring of Cabinet. As a result  there will be a change in the appropriate portfolio...

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Official recognition to come for living wills

Living wills to be recognised by National Health Act A private member’s Bill has finally been tabled in Parliament amending the National Health Act which, if passed, will bring about more certainty on the legal status of living wills. It will...

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NHI to focus on better nursing, says DoH

Pilot NHI facilities to get IT systems An impassioned plea in Parliament by minister of health, Aaron Motsoaledi, when presenting the strategy and annual performance plan of the department health (DoH), that nursing in South Africa should return to...

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SA to get coastal management underway

Coastal management includes cities and rural areas ... South Africa’s National Coastal Management Programme (NCMP) is now underway with the publication of working proposals by the department of environmental affairs (DEA) which was accompanied by a...

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DoH updates MPs on NHI

article July 15 2020…… Hopes for transversal tendering by 2025/26...